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1890 Communities Near Round Mountain ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Round Mountain had a population of 78 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Alexis   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the East Southeast (ESE) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Alexis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bomar   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Round Mountain
 - Bomar had a post office and no railroad service
 
Cedar Bluff   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 194 people (with 1,802 people in 2015)
 - Cedar Bluff had a post office and railroad service
 
Centre   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 347 people (with 3,570 people in 2015)
 - Centre had a post office and no railroad service
 
Collinsville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 367 people (with 1,973 people in 2015)
 - Collinsville had a post office and railroad service
 
Coloma   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Coloma was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - Coloma had a post office and no railroad service
 
Farill   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Round Mountain
 - Farill had a post office and railroad service
 
Gaylesville   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 210 people (with 144 people in 2015)
 - Gaylesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hurley   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Round Mountain
 - Hurley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Key   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 39 people
 - Key had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lawrence   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) from Round Mountain
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
 
Leesburg   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 161 people (with 1,014 people in 2015)
 - Leesburg had a post office and railroad service
 
Leonard   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) from Round Mountain
 - Leonard had a post office and no railroad service
 
Loveless   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Round Mountain
 - Loveless had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mackey   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Round Mountain
 - Mackey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Maple Grove   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 32 people
 - Maple Grove had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moshat   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Round Mountain
 - Moshat had a post office and no railroad service
 
Noah   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Round Mountain
 - Noah had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plano   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - Plano had a post office and no railroad service
 
Portersville   (DeKalb County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 87 people
 - Portersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Ricks   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Ricks was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 237 people
 - Ricks had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ringgold   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Round Mountain
 - Ringgold had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sand Rock   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 113 people (with 558 people in 2015)
 - Sand Rock had a post office and no railroad service
 
Slackland   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Round Mountain
 - Slackland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sterling   (Cherokee County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Sterling was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from Round Mountain
 - 1895 population of 124 people
 - Sterling had a post office and no railroad service
 
Waterhouse   (Cherokee County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from Round Mountain
 - Waterhouse had a post office and no railroad service

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Round Mountain, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Round Mountain. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Round Mountain) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Round Mountain. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2156, Longitude: -85.6839     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Round Mountain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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